Does using the phone app turn on the center screen?

  • Our merch store is back! Check out our line of quality apparel and accessories featuring the TOO logo. Let us know if you'd like something specific you don't see 👍https://teespring.com/stores/tesla-owners-online-store
  • It's OK to discuss software issues here but please report bugs to Tesla directly at servicehelpna@teslamotors.com if you want things fixed.

Trainman37

Active Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2017
Messages
31
Location
California
Country
Country
#1
So I've owned my Model 3 for 22 days now, but have actually driven it/seen it for maybe 45 minutes as I drove it from the dealer to the detail shop where I am getting it wrapped/tinted. I then went on vacation and periodically like to "check-in" with the vechicle via the phone app. I'm just curious if the "wake up" when you use the phone app turns on the center screen, or if you just get the info? I am just wondering if the screen is randomly flashing on/annoying the shop as I randomly check on my car. Anyone know?
 

SoFlaModel3

@Teslatunity
Moderator
TOO Supporting Member
Joined
Apr 15, 2017
Messages
9,788
Location
Florida
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#2
So I've owned my Model 3 for 22 days now, but have actually driven it/seen it for maybe 45 minutes as I drove it from the dealer to the detail shop where I am getting it wrapped/tinted. I then went on vacation and periodically like to "check-in" with the vechicle via the phone app. I'm just curious if the "wake up" when you use the phone app turns on the center screen, or if you just get the info? I am just wondering if the screen is randomly flashing on/annoying the shop as I randomly check on my car. Anyone know?
You're good -- looking at the app does not wake up the screen. Just don't go scaring them with remote activation of the horn :D